16-Year-Old Wilmette Girl, Hours Into Summer Break From New Trier High, Electrocuted While Walking On Evanston CTA Purple Line TracksJust hours into summer break, a 16-year-old Wilmette girl made a fatal mistake while hanging with a friend on the CTA Purple Line tracks – and now she is dead.
Family Wants Answers After Man Dies Following Contact With Live Wire In South SuburbsFrancisco Rice was simply walking down the street, and now he is dead after crossing paths with a downed power line in the southern suburbs.
Electrocution Could Be To Blame For Man Found Dead In Dyer, IndianaA 62-year-old man was found unconscious in the raised bucket of a truck in Dyer, Indiana.
Man Electrocuted At Blue Line Station On West Side A 42-year-old man was electrocuted at a Blue Line station Sunday night on the West Side.
Worker Electrocuted On North SideA CTA spokesperson said the victim appeared to be a contractor who was working in connection with a Brown Line renovation.
Police: Man Electrocuted By Downed Power Lines In Burbank A 21-year-old man was electrocuted Tuesday while visiting his family in southwest suburban Burbank.
Boaters Urged To Check Vessels For Electrical ProblemsAhead of the Memorial Day weekend, the U.S. Coast Guard and others were warning boaters along Lake Michigan and elsewhere about a hidden danger in the water.
Man Electrocuted In Elgin HomeA man working on his microwave was electrocuted Friday night at his northwest suburban Elgin home.
Lemont Man Electrocuted While Trimming TreeA 32-year-old Lemont man was electrocuted Friday while trimming a tree at his home in the southwest suburb.
Teen Boy Electrocuted After Jumping Onto CTA TracksThe 14-year-old boy was “goofing around” with friends when he attempted to retrieve something that had fallen onto the Blue Line tracks at the Medical District station at 430 S. Damen Avenue about 3:15 p.m., police said.
Girls Electrocuted While De-Tasseling Corn In Northwest IllinoisFederal authorities are investigating the deaths of two 14-year-old girls, who were electrocuted in a wet field while de-tasseling corn in northwestern Illinois Monday.
Man Pleads Guilty In CTA Track ElectrocutionThe third of four men charged with beating and chasing another man on a Red Line subway platform from where he fell and was electrocuted pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday.
Two Guilty Of Murder In CTA Red Line ElectrocutionTwo CTA passengers who beat and chased another man on a Red Line subway platform where he fell and was electrocuted were convicted of murder Monday.